Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on February 22 and 23, 2020 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we discuss Prostate Health with Dr. Gordon Chang, building the perfect board with Carolyn Tanner Cohen, new running shoe technology with Stacy Irvine and the natural treatment of acid reflux and indigestion with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND
We specifically discuss:
Is there a connection between prostate health and testosterone?
What is the result of an enlarged prostate?
What is the purpose of the prostate?
Does chronic inflammation cause prostate enlargement?
Supplements to help the bladder empty
Is an enlarged prostate connected to prostate cancer?
Building the Perfect Food Board
Why use a food board?
The formula for a successful food board
A breakfast board
A dessert board
A dinner board
A charcuterie board
New Running Shoe Technology
A brief history of running shoes
The Nike Vaporfly
The fairness controversy
The science behind the shoe
The cost premium
The benefits of the new technology
Reasonable expectations for the recreational runner
The Natural Treatment of Acid Reflux and Indigestion
What are the causes of acid reflux and indigestion?
What is the cause of gas and bloating?
Food sensitivity and stomach bacteria
The pros and cons of acid blocking medications
Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth
H Pylori infections
Food triggers of indigestion
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha and Dr. Gordon Chang go here.
Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 13, 2019 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we chat about the secrets of beautiful skin with Dr. Gordon Chang, intermittent fasting with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND, mindfulness and gratitude with Tracey Soghrati and the best farmers markets in Toronto with Megan Horsley
We specifically discuss:
The Secrets of Beautiful Skin:
Renewing skin from the inside
Antioxidants in the skin
Vitamins B, C, D, E, Omega 3 Oils,
Minerals – Silicon, Zinc, Copper
Collagen – elasticity of skin
Sources of Collagen
Acne – plugged up glands
What is intermittent fasting?
Is intermittent fasting dieting?
What is the theory of intermittent fasting?
16/8 intermittent fasting
5/2 intermittent fasting
Does intermittent fasting work for everyone?
What are the difficulties of intermittent fasting?
What sort of results can one expect?
What are the drawbacks/contraindications to intermittent fasting?
Mindfulness and Gratitude:
How do you describe gratitude?
The negativity bias
Mindfulness vs. negativity
Gratitude in the context of marriage
Bringing attention to things you take for granted
People with gratitude have more energy
Gratitude and wellness
Limitations of mindfulness
The actual practice of gratitude
Toronto’s Best Farmers Markets:
Advantages of going to a farmers market
Withrow Farmers Market
Evergreen/Brickworks Farmers Market
Communication with Farmers/Education
For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.